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Patrick Barkham’s Islander wins at The National Geographic Traveller Magazine Reader Awards 2018

Nov 27, 2018

Patrick Barkham’s Islander has won the Bookworm Award at The National Geographic Traveller Magazine Reader Awards, 2018. 

The winner of the Bookworm category is the best travel book of the year, and comprises works that inspire literary journeys and potentially, your next big trip.
In Islander, Patrick Barkham explores some of the most beautiful landscapes in the British Isles as he travels to ever-smaller islands from Ray Island in Essex to St Kilda in Scotland in search of their special magic.

The annual National Geographic Traveller Magazine Reader Awards are designed to provide the definitive word on the best places, experiences, hotels, operators, travel personalities, podcasts and more.

Islander has also been shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year 2018 and for the BBC Countryfile Magazine Country Book of the Year 2018.